DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 7, 2023 — The Global Fact Check Fund seeks to support fact-checking initiatives worldwide and reduce the harm of misinformation.
The International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) at the nonprofit Poynter Institute will administer the fund with the guidance of a Global Fact Check Fund Steering Committee.
Grants will be awarded in an open competition to support third-party organisations in strengthening the capabilities of fact-checking organisations across the world.
This new initiative will offer up to $12 million USD in funding to recipients, in three tiers: up to $25,000 USD, up to $50,000 USD, and up to $100,000 USD.
The Fund aims to strengthen and develop the operational, production and engagement capacities of local and regional media organisations to increase the quality, volume, frequency, scale and impact of fact checking abilities and activities.
Applications will close on September 7, 2023.
MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA
DEADLINE: ROLLING — African storytellers below 35 years can apply for Africa No Filter’s Kekere Storytellers Fund to support their next project. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Female journalists around the world can apply for the Howard G. Buffett Fund offered through the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF). APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The O’Shaughnessy Fellowship is a one-year programme open to innovative creators around the world. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The Pulitzer Centre is offering grants for in-depth and investigative stories related to science misinformation, science denial, and the spread of pseudoscience. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The Pulitzer Center is offering grants for underreported stories in Sub-Saharan Africa. Proposals should focus on issues such as water and sanitation, land degradation and coastal erosion, education, maternal health, and climate resilience. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The Pulitzer Center’s global reporting grants support in-depth, high-impact reporting on critical issues that are often overlooked in the media, from global health to climate change. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The RCDIJ Africa Fund is currently open for applications from journalists across Africa. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Mongabay seeks story pitches from journalists interested in writing about carbon credits, offsets or markets. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Unbias the News is accepting pitches on underreported stories with global relevance. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 5, 2023 — The Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) is offering scholarships to mid-career professionals to study in the Netherlands. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 14, 2023 — Jan Michalski Foundation has a residency programme for writers and translators from around the world. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 15, 2023 —African journalists can submit entries for the second edition of the Emerging Health Technologies Media Award of Excellence. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 18, 2023 — The Miles Morland Foundation (MMF) is offering the Morland Writing Scholarship to African writers working on fiction and nonfiction books. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: OCTOBER 6, 2023 — The Elevate Scholarship programme, supported by the Google News Initiative, is designed to strengthen the future of the news business. APPLY HERE